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Designing your Creative Business

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FIRE UP
Ignite your creative career
A series of professional development sessions for artists and creatives in and around Burnley.

Designing your Creative Business

With David Parrish

Wednesday 11th October 2017

10am – 1pm

The Designing Your Creative Business workshop concentrates on developing a business strategy to make the most of your creativity in relation to competitors and markets in a way that is consistent with your overall aims and values.

By the end of the workshop, participants will have:

  • Defined business success in their own terms in relation to creativity, lifestyle, profit and values.
  • Used techniques to understand their own competitive advantage in relation to other creative businesses.
  • Examined external forces in a systematic way to identify potential opportunities for their enterprise.
  • Developed a unique business formula that brings together specific aspects of their creative potential with suitable customers.
  • Devised action plans to achieve their business objectives.

Workshop leader profile:

David Parrish is a specialist adviser for creative businesses and works internationally as a creative industries management consultant, trainer and speaker. He has successfully designed and delivered workshops in destinations ranging from Azerbaijan, Brazil, Singapore, Spain, Thailand and Zimbabwe to name a few.

The workshop draws on material from David’s books
'T-Shirts and Suits: A Guide to the Business of Creativity' and

‘Chase One Rabbit. Strategic Marketing for Business Success: 63 Tips, Techniques and Tales for Creative Entrepreneurs’

More information about workshops, plus testimonials http://www.davidparrish.com/training/

"The 'Designing Your Creative Business' workshop was very good, with lots of important information and new perspectives. David Parrish was great, with a particular sense of humour, and was very good at motivating us."
Mario Azen. Emporio de Cultura. Brazil.

"David was calmly considered, thoughtful, inspiring, realistic, approachable. As a result of the workshop I feel inspired, clearer about our business, our vision." Sasha McLaren Woodcock. Nimbus Media, New Zealand.

Further info:

All places are Free. Booking is ESSENTIAL.

Refreshments: Tea, coffee and soft drinks provided. Lunch not included. Attendees can bring their own lunch or enjoy our Simply Classic Burnley Mechanics Bistro, serving a range of hot and cold meals and snacks between 11 – 3pm. Many other options are also available in Burnley town centre just a minute away.

This workshop is offered in partnership with Creative Lancashire. The Fire Up series is funded and supported by Arts Council England, Creative Lancashire, a-n the Artists Information Company and Burnley Leisure Trust.

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